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by Ed Young

Author: Ed Young
Subcategory: Fairy Tales Folk Tales & Myths
Language: English
Publisher: Harpercollins Childrens Books; 1st edition (September 1, 1993)
Pages: 40 pages
Category: For children
Rating: 4.6
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A retelling of a traditional native American tale in which the Spirit that made animals and people falls in love with a Woman Spirit who becomes the moon he carries through the sky every night.

A retelling of a traditional native American tale in which the Spirit that made animals and people falls in love with a Woman Spirit who becomes the moon he carries through the sky every night.

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In a lovely creation tale (drawn from Charles E. S. Wood's 1901 collection of & of the North American Indians' . Caldecott Medalist Ed Young is the illustrator of over eighty books for children, seventeen of which he has also written

In a lovely creation tale (drawn from Charles E. Wood's 1901 collection of & of the North American Indians''; not attributed to any tribe), plants come first, with no one to eat their fruits. Caldecott Medalist Ed Young is the illustrator of over eighty books for children, seventeen of which he has also written. Born in Tientsin, China in 1931, Ed Young grew up in Shanghai and later moved to Hong Kong. As a young man, he came to the United States on a student visa to study architecture but turned instead to art. Young began his career as a commercial artist but found himself looking for something more expansive, expressive, and timeless.

Ed Tse-chun Young (Chinese: 杨志成; pinyin: Yáng Zhìchéng; born November 28, 1931) is a Chinese-born American illustrator and writer of children's picture books. He won one Caldecott Medal for the year's best American picture book and for his lifetime contribution as a children's illustrator he was twice the . nominee for the Hans Christian Andersen Award.

A retelling of a traditional Native American tale in which the Spirit that made animals and people falls in love with a Woman Spirit who becomes the moon he carries. com User, April 9, 1997. the illustrations are very charming and complex, and the story is well appreciated by my two yo. I enjoy a creation myth that features the female as an important figure. the male figure is important as well, but they come across as equals.

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Native American moon folklore is encorporated into each rhyme. Another nature-themed book for young Pagan children. Moon Mother: A Native American Creation Tale. You could use this book as a calendar, to read during each full moon. 6) When the Wind Stops. A young boy's questions about the world leads him to understand that nothing in nature really ends or stops. Where one thing ends, another begins. I thought it was a lovely concept. Adapted and illustrated by Ed Young. Religion and the Gods.

Moon mother: a native american creation tale. Terrible nung gwama, the: a chinese folktale. High on a hill: a book of chinese riddles. Lon po po: a red-riding hood story from china. In each book, the medium serves as an effective bridge for spiriting readers past the surfaces of things: allowing us to discover, for instance, in the shape-shifting pastel and watercolor illustrations of Lon Po Po-the 1990 Caldecott winner-the hidden danger that awaits the story’s heroines.

Moon Mother: Children's book based on several Native American creation myths. Moonstick: The Seasons of the Sioux An Algonquian Year : The Year According to the Full Moon: Picture books based on the traditional names of moons in Native American calendar systems. The Moon: Myth and Image In the Light of the Moon: Thirteen Lunar Tales from Around the World: Two interesting books on the role of the moon in world mythology, including Native American mythology. Keepers of the Night: Native American Stories and Nocturnal Activities for Children: Excellent collection of Native legends about the.

A retelling of a traditional native American tale in which the Spirit that made animals and people falls in love with a Woman Spirit who becomes the moon he carries through the sky every night